China, CEE ries sign memo to promote Belt and Road Initiative
2015-11-27 13:56:49 Xinhua Finance
China signed five cooperation documents related to the Belt and Road initiative with five central and eastern European (CEE) countries on Thursday, making a leap forward in synergizing its development plan with those of of CEE countries. Chinese President Xi Jinping, together with five leaders from Poland, Serbia, Czech, Bulgaria and Slovakia, witnessed the signing of five MoUs on jointly promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative. China expects the participation of CEE countries in the development of the connectivity-based Belt and Road Initiative, Xi said while meeting with leaders from 16 CEE countries, who just attended an economic and trade forum in east China's Suzhou City.